Why spokes are fitted in the cycle?

Q. Why spokes are fitted in the cycle?

why spokes are fitted in cycle?
fig: spokes in cycle

The spokes fitted in a cycle increase the moment of inertia of a wheel. From the conservation of angular momentum (I\omega = constant), we can say the greater moment of inertia of a wheel reduces the angular velocity of a wheel proving the smooth rotation of a wheel. In the absence of spokes, the wheel would have more angular velocity, and riding in such a wheel could be dangerous.

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